I am Randall John Hendricks. I was born Nov. 16, 1984 in
School was a wild ride but often a joy for me. I applied myself to do well. Also my big brother, who did very well in school, was a good example of a strong student. In high school I worked very hard and achieved a 3.904 GPA and a 16th rank of 194 graduates. I really enjoyed school.
The Gospel is newer to me than most. During my junior year, at age 17, I began to date a young LDS girl who I worked with named Liz. She began to tell me about temples and prophets and visions. I was skeptical at first. But I couldn't deny the testimonies that I heard; plus Liz's family was always happy. Liz and I parted ways, but not before the seed of curiosity was placed in my mind and heart. I took the missionary discussions and was baptized Dec 15, 2002. I have recently celebrated five years of membership.
I served an LDS mission for 2 years, Feb ’04-’06, in
It is my testimony that the Book of Mormon is a true book of scripture. If any man would read the Book of Mormon and give it the proper serious reflection it deserves, they would know of its truth. During my own investigation I read some of the Book of Mormon. After just a few verses, I felt that the Book of Mormon was a true book.
Shortly after my mission, this time last year, I met my wife, Christa. We were both out to
After the introduction we fell in love quickly. At a UVSC Institute dance we danced together and I knew Christa was special. As the night ended I stole her cell phone like a 4th grade boy so I would have a reason to keep her attention. I declared later that night that I would only return her possession if she would accompany we to a late dinner. Following our dinner date we talked for hours and decided we would date.
After many wonderful experiences, I asked Christa to marry me. We had decided together that marriage was something we wanted for ourselves. Her father flew out to meet me. Shortly after this, before the winter semester had ended, I had a ring and a plan. I took her to
I am currently studying to be a manufacturing engineer. I am a junior at BYU. I work for a manufacturing company in